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Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 459.1 square miles
Population Density 467.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 213,931
Population change -0.2%
Under 5 years of age 5.3%
Under 18 20%
65 and over 18.5%
Females 51.7%
White 93
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.9
Asian 2.1%
Two or more races 1.5%
Black or African American 3.1%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 25.7%
Veterans 18,091
Households and Housing
Households 85,769
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.2%
Median household income $46,044
The per capita income $25,594
Live below the poverty line. 13.6%
housing units 96,367
Multi-unit structures 26%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $144,100
Residents owning their homes. 66.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 15,566
Women-owned firms 23.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0.7%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $3,178,821
Retail sales per capita $15,185
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $3,127,587